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Blanching in the garden

YouTube: Blanching – What is it and Why do it?

This week’s video is all about blanching. What is it and why should we do it? Christy will explain it all.

Take the mystery out of blanching in the garden and learn why it’s a good idea to use this trick in your celery patch or around your cauliflower. Good news: it’s easy to do and takes very little time and effort.

Blanching In the Garden

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Wordless Wednesday cauliflower
Keep cauliflower looking white and unblemished with the technique we share in this video.


Read up on the timing for when to blanch celery here

You can use just about anything to cover celery. See this great example on a garden tour we saw once.

See some fancy blanching pots here

Wordless Wednesday blanching celery
Blanching our celery plant with newspaper. Tied into place about 15 days before harvest to reduce bitterness and pungency.

If you’ve ever felt like your celery harvest was unpalatable or if your cauliflower turned an unsightly color before picking time, this video will help solve those problems. Give it a try and share your results with us below!

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